How to Write Job Descriptions that Lead to Better Hires


A job description is usually one of the first things a prospective candidate reads when learning about an open position. A well-written description weeds out unqualified candidates and attracts desirable talent. Here are six tips to get you started.

How to Create High-Quality Job Descriptions in 2019

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Due to swift and constant developments in artificial intelligence (AI) technology, nearly half of executives claim that job descriptions are becoming obsolete in 2019 and beyond. Here’s how you can create high-quality job descriptions in 2019.

How to Write the Ultimate Job Description

Glassdoor for Employers

With today’s unemployment rate at the lowest level since 1969 , recruiters need to pull out all the stops in order to attract and hire the top talent that they need. Sometimes, all you need to do is get back to the basics. Case in point: job descriptions.

7 Best Practices for Using Bullets in Job Descriptions

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How many bullets should you use in a job description? Does your job posting have too many bullets? I’ve been asked a bunch of these job description bullet-related questions. I did my best to answer those and more below. It’s all the best practices I know about the most effective use of bullets in job descriptions. Why Use Bullets in Job Descriptions? Should All Job Postings Have Bullets?

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to scramble to fill their role. Or how about this one: Your company is expanding, and it needs talented new. staff members to take full. FOR CRITICAL ROLES, TURN TO RECRUITERS. struggle to hire talent.2 that need to be filled only widens. to Them 4.

How to Write a Job Description That Will Make a Candidate’s Heart Stop

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An effectively written job description should appeal to candidates who can do the job well and dissuade applicants who are unlikely to succeed in the role. Avoid the following mistakes when settling down and getting refreshed on how to write a job description.

5 Tips on Writing Great Job Descriptions

Glassdoor for Employers

Today’s job seekers have a lot of choice for jobs. Is it any wonder they’re harder and harder for talent pros to source and engage? If your organization has open positions, your job descriptions (and job titles) need to be on point, easy to digest and sell not only your open positions but your organization and employer brand, too. And that invite the less qualified to apply. What job seekers consider.

Why You Have to Change Your Job Descriptions Now

Glassdoor for Employers

Searching for a job can be incredibly monotonous. One formulaic job description after another — it’s enough to make one’s eyes glaze over. When it comes to job descriptions, having a “one size fits all” mentality simply won’t work.

How a Killer Job Description Has Benefits Beyond Basic Recruiting


We all know the importance of writing a job description properly. If you fail to have a top notch job description, you can attract the wrong candidates to your position, which does not benefit your company. Job Analysis. Job Evaluation.

Hiring Checklist: How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee

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Step #1: Create a Job Description. In the job description , include the following: Job location. Job title. List of job responsibilities. Enter job description in ApplicantStack. Select the job owner and hiring manager in ApplicantStack.

How to source software developers from LinkedIn


Based on 2016-2017 Talent Shortage Survey , IT professionals constitute the second biggest talent shortage group globally and one of the hardest groups of professionals to recruit. The higher the demand for top tech talent, the more efficient you need to be with your sourcing.

How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee Series: Offering a Job

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Welcome to our series How To Hire Your Perfect Next Employee: The Ultimate Guide. In today’s post, we describe how to make a job offer to your top candidate. Post Job to Job Boards. Extending The Job Offer. Job title.

How to Prevent Candidates from Ghosting You


Ghosting – the act of abruptly cutting off all communication with another person – was once a problem confined to the dating world. In a tight job market, job seekers hold much of the power. Give candidates multiple ways to contact recruiters.

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Best Jobs in America 2019 & How to Hire for Them

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With nearly seven million open jobs in the U.S., it can be tough to know which roles will be harder to fill than others. Competition is high across all industries and occupations, but we’re here to help. Job Score: 4.7. Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.3.

Compensation Considerations in Attracting Top Talent


Company management, and human resource departments in particular, are often guilty of treating talent management solutions as five or more separate processes used to build a strong employee base. Let’s start with recruiting, how does one attract and bring top talent to an organization?

How to Hire a Human Resources Pro: A Step by Step Guide


Business growth starts and ends with hiring the right people, and as your organization continues to add employees, managerial issues, workflow processes, and legal regulations become more complex. Job Descriptions for HR Managers and Recruiters.

How to Hire an Administrative Assistant


We’ve covered how to hire call center reps – and in this next installment, we’re offering some tips for hiring great administrative assistants. A good administrative assistant can be hard to find. Write a tailored job description that stands out.

How to Hire an Employee in Texas

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Businesses operating in Texas have direct access to one of the largest economies in the country. Jobs range from the knowledge sector to skilled labor. Evaluate the Job You Are Offering in Texas. The tools and resources they will have access to.

18 Ways: How to Find your Dream Candidate for 2017

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A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. You’re looking to expand your team. Now you want to find candidates that fit your company culture and bring the right expertise to the job.

Women in Tech: How to Attract and Retain Top Talent


In fact, the first programmers to work on the US Army’s enormous ENIAC computer to compute ballistic trajectories were all women. Software was seen as less important than the male-dominated hardware field and was considered easy work , similar to typing, and so suitable for women.

How to Post Job Openings for Free

VIVAHR Recruiting and Hiring Tips

The best list of free job posting sites in 2019 to post a job. Free Job Posting Sites 2019. Free job boards allow employers to post jobs for free to create a win-win environment. How to Post Jobs For Free Online in 2019.

How to ensure your tech talent pool is poaching proof

Hacker Earth

A recruiter reached out to me with this message a few months ago-. Though your employee’s loyalty is an admirable quality, recruiters need to be cognizant of the fact that most professionals are always on the lookout for better opportunities. Your employees have a sense of job security.

How to Hire New Graduates: 5 Recruitment Marketing Optimizations That Work


As college seniors across the country look forward to commencement ceremonies in May, companies are trying to figure out how they can optimize their recruitment marketing strategies to hire new graduates. To help, we asked our own team of in-house experts.

How to Hire Top Talent On A Tight Budget


It’s a tough market to find and hire talented workers. to get talented candidates to see past salary and get to work for you. Here’s how to hire top talent on a tight budget: Direct Attention to Purpose.

Employee Retention Strategies You Can Start Today (Part 2)

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In Part One we listed some ways you can start making changes to boost your employee retention rates. Now we’re here to complete the list. No one wants to feel excluded in an organisation they are a part of. times more likely to identify and build leaders.

Video: How To Write Great Job Titles and Descriptions


When it comes to attracting qualified job seekers to your listing, your job title and description are as important as your budget. Indeed is a powerful search engine that uses job details to match individual listings to the search criteria specified by job seekers.

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Indeed Interactive 2018 Highlights: Most Valuable Tweets

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These tweets cover a range topics including: Job Descriptions. Candidate and Job Seeker Insights. Job Descriptions. Some examples of the impact of a poorly written job posting #indeedinteractive Don’t underestimate the importance of well written job descriptions. AnoukKon asks is there a lack of skilled workers or a lack of creative ideas on how to attract #candidates ?

4-Point Checklist for Successfully Engaging Tech Candidates

Social Talent

The vast majority of the talent you’re trying to source are currently in full-time employment and are inherently passive in nature – in fact, a whopping 81% of developers are employed full-time, 5% are employed part-time and 11% are employed as freelancers or contractors.

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How to Find Steady Candidates with ATS Recruitment Software


Numerous reports have shown that people are voluntarily quitting their jobs more than ever in the U.S. According to the U.S of employed American workers had voluntarily quit their jobs by the end of July 2018—this is the highest the voluntary quit rate has been since April 2001.

How to Create Job Titles That Entice Modern Workers

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

There are few things more deflating for employees than getting a perplexed look from their parent after they tell them about their cool new job. Of course, it doesn't help that many modern workers, especially those employed at tech firms and startups, have rather unusual job titles.

The 5 Key Motivational Drivers For Top Talent

Social Talent

Because A-players are obsessed with professional development and strive to accomplish more, they are highly valued by companies. However, this means they are most likely to leave a company for better opportunities elsewhere. A-players will always respond to challenging goals.

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5 Key Steps Of Your “Digital” Candidate Experience

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Notice how they leverage these four features (including chatbot in the lower right): Media (Video, Images). Another thing to focus on is career page location. Can job seekers find your career page from your homepage? Go to your website. Go to the “About” tab.

Qualified or Likeable? How to Figure Out Who Your Candidate Is

NPA Worldwide

Unfortunately, human nature often can cloud some of these key points when you relate personally to certain candidates over others. Many times, you can be drawn to personality traits that cause the candidate to appear stronger even if they are not the best one for the role.

5 Storytelling Steps to Transform Your Career Site

The Magnet: Attract Candidates To You

If you want your career site to attract and convert the best candidates, it helps to borrow lessons from the best storytellers. Screenplay writers, for instance, are masters at getting us (the viewer) to sit down for: 2 days, 15 hours and 30 minutes (first 7 seasons of Game of Thrones).

How to Win Candidates Over (Before They Even Apply)

The Hiring Site

It’s become clear that it’s time to get back to basics. As an employer or recruiter, you have a unique opportunity to change the experience candidates have with your company and your application process. Listen to what candidates want to know about a job.